on this day

Having a hunchback Having a hunchback

Born on this day in 1802 author and playwright Victor Hugo

on February 26, 2024 at 6:00 AM
Duke it out Duke it out

On this day in 1948 tenor Giuseppe di Stefano made his Metropolitan Opera debut at the Duke of Mantua

on February 25, 2024 at 6:00 AM
Vassallo della man Vassallo della man

Born on this day in 1934 soprano Renata Scotto

on February 24, 2024 at 6:00 AM
La Marseillaise La Marseillaise

Born on this day in 1927 soprano Régine Crespin

on February 23, 2024 at 6:00 AM
Dropping Anckarström Dropping Anckarström

On this day in 1980 baritone Leo Nucci made his Metropolitan Opera debut as Renato

on February 22, 2024 at 6:00 AM
Let the more loving one be me Let the more loving one be me

Born on this day in 1907 librettist and poet W. H. Auden

on February 21, 2024 at 6:00 AM
French dip French dip

On this day the Metropolitan Opera premiered triple bill of Satie‘s Parade, and Poulenc‘s Les Mamelles de Tirésias and Ravel‘s L’Enfant et les Sortilèges

on February 20, 2024 at 6:00 AM
È dolce cosa vivere obliando È dolce cosa vivere obliando

On this day in 1914 Zandonai‘s Francesca da Rimini premiered in Turin

on February 19, 2024 at 6:00 AM
Guts and Gorr Guts and Gorr

Born on this day in 1926 mezzo-soprano Rita Gorr

on February 18, 2024 at 6:00 AM
Uphill both ways Uphill both ways

On this day in 1904 Puccini’s Madama Butterfly had its disastrous premiere in Milan

on February 17, 2024 at 6:00 AM
King of <em>Versailles</em> King of <em>Versailles</em>

Happy 86th birthday composer John Corigliano

on February 16, 2024 at 6:00 AM
The whole world was listening The whole world was listening

Happy 77th birthday composer John Adams

on February 15, 2024 at 6:00 AM
Social insecurity Social insecurity

Happy 65th birthday soprano Renée Fleming

on February 14, 2024 at 6:00 AM
Glorifying the American girl Glorifying the American girl

Happy 55th birthday mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato

on February 13, 2024 at 6:00 AM